compass point


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Noun1.compass point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compasscompass point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
direction - the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves; "he checked the direction and velocity of the wind"
cardinal compass point - one of the four main compass points
NbE, north by east - the compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north
NNE, nor'-nor'-east, north northeast - the compass point that is midway between north and northeast
NEbN, northeast by north - the compass point that is one point north of northeast
nor'-east, northeast, northeastward, NE - the compass point midway between north and east; at 45 degrees
NEbE, northeast by east - the compass point that is one point east of northeast
east northeast, ENE - the compass point midway between northeast and east
east by north, EbN - the compass point that is one point north of due east
east by south, EbS - the compass point that is one point south of due east
east southeast, ESE - the compass point midway between east and southeast
SEbE, southeast by east - the compass point that is one point east of southeast
sou'-east, southeast, southeastward, SE - the compass point midway between south and east; at 135 degrees
SEbS, southeast by south - the compass point that is one point south of southeast
sou'-sou'-east, south southeast, SSE - the compass point midway between south and southeast
SbE, south by east - the compass point that is one point east of due south
SbW, south by west - the compass point that is one point west of due south
sou'-sou'-west, south southwest, SSW - the compass point midway between south and southwest
southwest by south, SWbS - the compass point that is one point south of southwest
southwest, southwestward, sou'-west, SW - the compass point midway between south and west; at 225 degrees
southwest by west, SWbW - the compass point that is one point west of southwest
west southwest, WSW - the compass point midway between west and southwest
WbS, west by south - the compass point that is one point south of due west
WbN, west by north - the compass point that is one point north of due west
west northwest, WNW - the compass point midway between west and northwest
northwest by west, NWbW - the compass point that is one point west of northwest
northwestward, nor'-west, NW, northwest - the compass point midway between north and west; at 315 degrees
northwest by north, NWbN - the compass point that is one point north of northwest
NNW, nor'-nor'-west, north northwest - the compass point that is midway between north and northwest
NbW, north by west - the compass point that is one point west of due north
Translations
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point cardinal
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